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So you are willing to pay more?
How much more? If your ISP decides that 100$ / month is a good number, will you pay?
What about 200$? Or 300$? Why not. You are already willing to pay. Might as well milk you dry.

And if 100$ is too high of a number, how about they increase the normal payment for internet by 100$ and only ask 10$ for ads blocking? Will that be ok?

What if sites wants more a slice of the pie? Will they demand you pay for ads and subscriptions? What if google goes "ok, no ads, start pay up" and ask 50$ / month for you to access your google account? Or apple ask 50$ to access the phone account. You are still going to pay?

Maybe you are made of infinite money, but not everyone are.

To be fair, if my ISP slapped on an optional €10/month for blocking adds, I'd take that.
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T-mobile is giving out free 200mb 4g for free for life every month, doesn't roll over. You can combine it with the pass service. I don't get out much maybe 1-2 times a week. So any plan really doesn't sway me as a good plan.
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I know, I used to pay for one. I stopped.

Ocn has ads? huh never noticed, thanks ABP!
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Ocn has ads? huh never noticed, thanks ABP!

Non instrusive ads. I have OCN whitelisted but this is the one and only exception as they are aware of the virus infected ads they've had.
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Brap brap, Digicel a gwan good wid di ting star.

I wonder if their main competitor Cable and Wireless Communications(Lime/Flow) will join the gang. But at the same time knowing Digicel they usually have some underhanded move coming along.
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I wonder if their main competitor Cable and Wireless Communications(Lime/Flow) will join the gang. But at the same time knowing Digicel they usually have some underhanded move coming along.
I'm sure they're taking a closer look at Digicel now, and Digicel likes to keep a step ahead of the competition.
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To be fair, if my ISP slapped on an optional €10/month for blocking adds, I'd take that.

Would not do it. There is no difference from using that service or Addblock. I use Addblock in my PC but my Phone and Tablet get normal adds which is fine. A lot of people live based on Adds so its good to support them if you consume their content.
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To be fair, if my ISP slapped on an optional €10/month for blocking adds, I'd take that.

I rather control that myself so when a site breaks it's just a single click to allow ads. I wouldn't want to call my ISP every time a site updates and needs its adblocking rules changed.
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They are basically just extorting google the same way adblock has been doing and now sold out with the "white list" feature. The adblock makers are not on your side and never were, they are there only to make money, plain simple truth. Same way how apple is saying it will block ads on their ios browser, but dont highlight the fact that they do this so that the ads will run solely through their system/cut and be embeded in apps on their store.
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I get having ads on webpages, but its getting intolerable having no ad-block, having two or more pop-ups, 50% of the page being ads, tracking ads\cookies, and ads inside ur own mobile aps u paid for, at least increase the damn "X" easy to close the damn ad vs clicking\taping another freaking ad.

So, we have no rights as the end user, shouldn't it be our right to run a damn ad-block on our own crap?
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